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USPTO 7-Step Strategy
This 7-step strategy provides helpful tips and links while guiding you through a simple process to searching patents.
Includes brainstorming, searching the USPTO index, relevancy checking, scope and "see also" references, accessing full-text, and reference checking.
This 60 slide tutorial provides a step-by-step strategy on searching the USPTO.
USPTO: Search for Patents
This page links to many webpages that may be useful when beginning your research. Includes webpages about full-text and image databases, patent application information retrieval, patent and trademark resource centers, patent official gazette, common citation document, searching international patent offices and published sequences, and patent assignment database.
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